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Briefs 5-8-13


Garland Library
The Garland Library held a successful National Library Week and fundraising helped purchase new library material.  Reading groups are 3:30-5 p.m., Job Search is 5-7 p.m., on Wednesdays; Stories with Torie are 4-5 p.m., Thursdays.  Gaming Night is 4-6 p.m., on Friday, May 10.  A dinner and a movie Teen Night is May 16, at 7 p.m., and an altered book craft is planned for Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Wreaths will be made from discarded books.  Cost is $5.
Call 257-3117 for more information about activities and book club selections.
Tremonton Library
Children’s Book Week is May 13-18.  A book review competition for youth is planned, so come in and fill out a review.  A Creepy Crawly Creations Craft Day is set for Friday, May 17.  There will be bug crafts available throughout the day.
Civic Club Fundraiser
A Civic Club fundraiser will be held on Thursday, May 9, from 1 – 7 p.m., at Midland Square. Lots of Perennials, Annuals and Berry starts (raspberry, etc) for sale. A garden raffle will also be available. Better plants (cold weather acclimated) and cheaper prices!
Dresses Sought
The Bear River Museum Board is looking for dresses/costumes created by Ora Thompson, as they are planning a fashion show featuring her sewing.  They would like the articles modeled by family members.  For more information, contact Linda Kay Udy, 257-3654, or Marilyn Dalton, 279-5313.
The local Daughters of Utah Pioneers camp meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center.  In May, that meeting will be held on May 13.  It will be the closing social of the year.
Last month the discussion was on the pioneer history of the Betty Layton Reynolds family.
Democratic Convention
The Box Elder County Democrats will hold an organizing convention on Thursdsay, May 9, at 7 p.m., in the Brigham City Council Chambers, 20 N. Main, Brigham City.
All those interested in a county position are urged to attend to declare candidacy.
Speaker will be Steve Olsen, past chairman of Weber County Democrats and current LDS Democrats vice chair.
BRHS Awards
Bear River High School will hold an awards assembly for graduating seniors on Saturday, May 11, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium.  Parents and students are invited to attend.  Students are asked to wear best dress.
Steak Fry
The Tremonton Firefighters Annual Steak Fry is Saturday, May 11, at the fire station, 95 S. 100 W., beginning at 4 p.m.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for those under 12.  They are available at the city offices, from any Tremonton Fire Association member or at the door.  Door prizes, giveaways and the firehouse auction will be held.
As part of the day’s activities, the 3rd Annual Cole J. Westergard Color 5K Fun Run and Walk will also be held, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Box Elder County fairgrounds.  Registration can be done at Grolls Family Fitness, 11 W. Main, or by contacting Julie Thurgood-Johnson, 801-663-4977.  Proceeds benefit the Bear River Valley Hospital.
May Means Mammograms
The Bear River Valley Hospital is offering a free gift with each mammogram screening scheduled during the month of May.  To schedule an exam, call 435-207-4545.
4-H Happenings
4-H does contests in cooking, public speaking, talent, fashion and demonstrations.  Doing contests is a great way to improve and showcase skills.
All contests are split up into three age divisions; third-fifth grades, sixth-eighth grades and ninth-twelfth grades (the group competes at state level).  The majority of contests are held in June with the exception of the talent contest in May.  Register for 4-H to participate.
Talent contest is Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m., Box Elder Middle School, third-twelfth graders.
4-H Youth Leadership Camp, June 10-12, Price, Utah, for seventh and eighth graders.  Register by May 18.
Junior Youth Conference, June 24-26, Ephraim, Utah, for fifth and sixth graders. 
 Register by June 1.
For more information call the Extension office or visit extension.usu.edu/boxelder



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